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Woman Gives Birth In Pharmacy Department Of Upstate Walmart

Nathalie Saona gave birth to a baby girl she named Kourtney. (credit: CBS 2)

Nathalie Saona gave birth to a baby girl she named Kourtney. (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s not something you see in Walmart every day.

A baby was born inside an upstate Walmart store Thursday.

Nathalie Saona went into labor around 8 p.m. at the big box store in the town of Wallkill, which is 65 miles north of New York City.

She was shopping for her baby — which was due on March 17 — when the birthday suddenly advanced.

“And my sister said, ‘What if I had a Walmart baby?'” Saona said. “I don’t think so. She jinxed it — it just happened.”

“The baby was pushing. I couldn’t wait…I was scared,” Saona told CBS 2’s Steve Langford.

A number of people gathered to help deliver the baby inside the store, including a stranger named “Richard” and an assistant manager.

The ambulance crew said Saona gave birth on a bench in the pharmacy department, Langford reported.

Saona called the 6-pound, 6-ounce baby, named Kourtney, her miracle baby.

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